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Keep Your Dog Warm

Keep Your Dog Warm

In many areas, winter is a season of bitter cold and unpleasant wetness. Make sure your four-footed family members stay safe and warm. Keep your pets inside with you and your family. Under no situations should pets be left outdoors, even if they roam outside during other seasons. Don’t leave pets outdoors when the temperature drops. If your dog is outdoors much of the day, they must be protected by a dry, draft-free shelter that is large...

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How Much Exercise For My Pooch

How Much Exercise For My Pooch

Daily exercise is good for both your pooch’s mental and physical well-being. Exercise can help your baby dog avoid arthritis and other problems with his joints later on in life. Dogs are also prone to the same types of obesity-related illnesses as humans, so exercise is crucial to helping them keep off the pounds. Puppies need exercise for mental stimulation. Moving around keeps them from becoming bored. Many owners find that taking their...

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7 tips for clipping and grooming

7 tips for clipping and grooming

Buy the right clippers. Groomers use two types of clippers: standard clippers and small clippers. Standard clippers are used for all around grooming, while small clippers are used on the face, ears, and feet. Or you can buy ordinary dog clippers from your local pet supply store. Just remember, you get what you pay for. Teach your dog. Before you sit down for a clipping session, get your dog used to the clippers. Let him become familiar with...

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Keeping Your Pet Safe And Warm This Winter

Keeping Your Pet Safe And Warm This Winter

Before the weather gets cold outside, make sure you and your dog are ready for winter. It’s starting to get cold outside. And in no time at all, we’ll be walking in the winter snow. There are plenty of dogs that love playing in the snow. As you pull out your winter boots and jacket, don’t forget about what your dog will need to keep them warm while outside. Here are ways to get your dog ready for winter. Dogs Boots: The ice and salt can...

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Holiday Trees And Your Pets

Holiday Trees And Your Pets

Live Christmas trees are considered to be mildly toxic to pets. Fir tree oil can irritate to the mouth and stomach, causing excessive drooling or vomiting for your pet. Tree needles are not easily digested, either, and can possibly lead to GI irritation, vomiting, or obstruct the gastro tract of your animal. Pine needles can also be ingested and puncture intestines, and pine is highly toxic to cats, potentially causing liver damage and...

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Senior Pets

Senior Pets

Cats and small dogs are generally considered “senior” at seven years old, but we all know they’ve got plenty of life left in them at that age. Larger breed dogs tend to have shorter life spans compared to smaller breeds and are often considered senior when they are 5 to 6 years of age. The “senior” classification is based on the fact that pets age faster than people, and veterinarians start seeing more age-related...

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